What These Character Posters Tell Us About Melancholia

Lars von Trier’s latest film Melancholia opens in November. So far the reviews of this apocalyptic drama have been generally positive and I am excited to see it when I can. But until then, I’ve decided to throw logic to wind and guess what could happen in Melancholia by solely judging the character posters. (Sidebar: If any of this actually happens in Melancholia, then I deserve a million dollars… or a pony.)

Here it goes.

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What These Six Character Posters Tell Us About Contagion

The more I see of Steven Soderbergh’s Contagion, the more excited I get. The movie centers around a growing airborne epidemic, the race to cure it, and the resulting panic. So, it is a jolly good time. Contagion is overloaded with star power. The trailer hints that this cast of many Oscar winners have brought their A-game and can deliver great sound bites (“Don’t talk to anyone. Don’t touch anyone”).

Along with this trailer that just sucks you in, character posters for the six main stars of the ensemble have been released. Just for some fun, I try to guess what these characters will get up to during Contagion.

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